Intelligent - Intelligence Quotes

Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

I’ve been luckier than anybody I know. Luckier than all of the children in my family, all of whom were more interesting or more talented or smarter than me. So when things have happened that have been sad and difficult, I don’t feel the need to complain about them.

I’ve devoted all of my adult life to pursuing this strange phantom intersection between smart and stupid. There’s a lot of people who believe the two cannot coexist, but god I will tell you, it is something I believe religiously, I think when smart and stupid come together… I think it’s the most beautiful thing […]

It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.

I object to being called a chess genius, because I consider myself to be an all-around genius.

Having the highest I.Q. in the world does not make me have a living. A person can only have intelligence if it has been inherited, and the I.Q. only measures the capacity to use that intelligence.

What I ascribed to do, and I did quite well, is every time I came into an adversarial situation, I decided to take control of it so that if a guy came up to me and tried to give me a bad day, I made sure that he was the one who left with the […]

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes.

I am convinced that Beethoven had a lower I.Q. than a bank director, but I am willing to exchange all bank directors for the one Beethoven.